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June 23, 2003 Northern Illinois announces 2003 home football game kickoff times, promotional dates (6/23)
May 23, 2003 List No. 2: Outland Trophy preseason watch selects Northern Illinois center Todd Ghilani (5/28)
May 19, 2003 Huskies advance to MAC baseball tournament for first time since 2000 (5/19)
May 07, 2003 Three Huskie softball players earn first All Mid-Am nods, Mattke named to league's First Team (5/7)
May 06, 2003 All-Americans Owen and Heizer pin down top two awards at NIU wrestling banquet (5/7)
March 05, 2003 Q&A with Northern Illinois football coach Joe Novak set for Geneva Applebee's March 18
February 27, 2003 2003 Northern Illinois football schedule features home dates with Maryland, Iowa State
February 12, 2003 Northern Illinois football coach Joe Novak promotes Matt Canada to offensive coordinator
January 25, 2003 Ex-Northern Illinois gridder, coach Phil Burnett named on new Ball State football staff
January 23, 2003 Rags-to-Riches, the Sequel: Ex-NIU QB Chris Finlen signs NFL free agent pact with New Orleans
January 22, 2003 Northern Illinois TB Michael Turner, WR Dan Sheldon named on Football Digest All-America
January 06, 2003 Super Sunday gridiron twinbill: Northern Illinois football banquet, Super Bowl XXXVII on Jan. 26
January 06, 2003 Northern Illinois & Dan Sheldon win NCAA 1-A punt return titles, 'Burner' second in rushing
December 24, 2002 Northern Illinois tailback Michael Turner named Third-Team All-America by The Sporting News
December 23, 2002 Based on medical evaluations, Northern Illinois TB Thomas Hammock ends playing career
December 23, 2002 Deja vu again: NIU TB Michael Turner, WR Dan Sheldon repeat 2002 All-America grid status
December 17, 2002 Good news: Northern Illinois TB Michael Turner, WR Dan Sheldon earn All-America honors
December 10, 2002 Northern Illinois TB Michael Turner vies for (1) postseason and (2) preseason grid recognition
December 06, 2002 Northern Illinois grid boss Joe Novak named 2002 Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year
December 03, 2002 Northern Illinois WR Dan Sheldon wins Huskies' third Mid-Am Special Teams Player of the Year award
December 02, 2002 Grid progress continues: Northern Illinois merits loop-high, school-record 11 All-MAC picks
November 25, 2002 Northern Illinois WR Dan 'The Returner' Sheldon awarded second MAC Player of the Week honor
November 23, 2002 Toledo snaps Huskie football winning streak, 33-30
November 20, 2002 Michael 'The Burner' Turner named Doak Walker Award semifinalist
November 18, 2002 Northern Illinois TB Michael Turner gains fourth MAC Player of the Week award of the year
November 16, 2002 Rhoden cracks top-fifty to lead Huksies to top-twenty at NCAA Division-I Regionals (11/16)
November 13, 2002 MAC TV Game of the Week appearance changes Northern Illinois-Toledo kickoff time Nov. 23
November 09, 2002 NIU football stays perfect in MAC play with 26-17 victory over No. 20 Bowling Green State
October 28, 2002 Northern Illinois LB Kursten Strothman maximizes role for weekly MAC grid award
October 28, 2002 Northern Illinois football, head coach Joe Novak set for CLTV appearance October 29
October 26, 2002 Drive for five: 19-play march and solid defense lead Huskies past Western Michigan, 24-20; winning streak reaches five
October 19, 2002 Huskies improve to 4-0 in MAC play with 49-0 Homecoming shutout of Central Michigan
October 14, 2002 Northern Illinois TB Michael 'The Burner' Turner makes more headlines as Player of the Week
October 12, 2002 Turner scores five touchdowns, Huskies rally with school-record 34 fourth-quarter points for 48-41 victory at Miami
October 07, 2002 How many ways did Northern Illinois CB Randy Drew help beat BSU, make Player of the Week?
October 06, 2002 All-Century Northern Illinois grid great Al Eck: 'wonderful guy, excellent athlete'
October 05, 2002 Haldi, defense and special teams key to 41-29 NIU football victory at Ball State
September 30, 2002 Mid-Am grid opportunity knocks for Northern Illinois SS Just Dole, WR Dan Sheldon
September 28, 2002 Huskie football wins Mid-American Conference opener with 13-6 triumph over Kent State
September 23, 2002 NIU TB Michael Turner produces top 2002 NCAA rushing game, wins MAC Player of the Week
September 16, 2002 'Old' Northern Illinois LB Larry Williams sacks 'new' MAC West Division Weekly honor
September 14, 2002 Bad fourth quarter breaks cost NIU football a 24-21 loss to No. 18 Wisconsin
September 13, 2002 Northern Illinois tailback Thomas Hammock faces further medical tests, evaluations
September 10, 2002 Join 'Coaches Corner with Joe Novak' this Thursday at P.J.'s Courthouse
September 07, 2002 South Florida pulls away in second half for 37-6 victory
September 02, 2002 Northern Illinois TB Thomas Hammock, PK Steve Azar win MAC West weekly grid awards
August 29, 2002 Huskies work
August 28, 2002 Northern Illinois senior punter Jimmy Erwin makes preseason Ray Guy Award 'watch list'
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